The Mujahideen Shura Council issued five communiqués amongst several today, February 23, 2006, in which they claim responsibility for a suicide bombing today targeting a gathering of Iraqi National Guards in Baquba, allegedly killing fifteen ?converters? and injuring between ?15-21? soldiers; sniping a ?Crusader? soldier on the road to al-Ramadi, detonating a car bomb on a patrol in the area of al-Mansour in Baghdad and an improvised explosive device (IED in the same area targeting an Iraqi police vehicle; and assassinating two ?dirty members? of al-Ghadr Brigade on Tuesday in al-Mosul.
The Mujahideen Shura Council is composed of seven insurgency groups in Iraq: al-Qaeda in Iraq, Victorious Army Group, the Army of al-Sunnah Wal Jama?a, Ansar al-Tawhid Brigades, Islamic Jihad Brigades, the Strangers Brigades, and the Horrors Brigades, collaborating to meet the ?unbelievers gathering with different sides? and defend Islam.
A translation of the five messages is provided to our Intel Service members.